English Language Arts Grade 11-12
Writing Standard 1Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.
b.Develop claim(s) and counterclaims fairly and thoroughly, supplying the most relevant evidence for each while pointing out the strengths and limitations of both in a manner that anticipates the audience’s knowledge level, concerns, values, and possible biases.
Students will combine the textual evidence with their interpretations and write interpretive statements. In the culminating activity, students will write a character analysis.
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